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2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic

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2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic
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2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,349.00
Warranty  12
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque RPM  2500
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  95 / 3.74
Stroke (mm/in)  75 / 2.95
Displacement (cc/ci)  1063 / 65
Compression Ratio  8.3:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  37
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  2.35 / 1.67 / 1.29 / 1.03 / 0.85
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  3
Rear Wheel Width (in)  4.5
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  S
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  S
Rear Wheel Diameter  15
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 130/90 SR16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 170/80 SR15
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 298
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.1 / 282
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.61 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  4.5 / 114.3
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.08
Width (in/mm)  37.2 / 944.9
Height (in/mm)  43.1 / 1094.7
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.8 / 1645.9
Turning Radius (ft)  10.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.7 / 144.9
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  600 / 272.2
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  635 / 288
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  441 / 200
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  1.19 / 4.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.77
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)  28 / 711
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Fork Guards  Yes
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  20387
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  V Star 1100 Classic
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
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By Mike Paul(Owner), Jan. 8, 2009
My 2005 V-Star 1100 Classic now has upwards of 34,000 miles and is still going strong. There are loads of both factory and aftermarket accessories available to make it truly yours. I have ridden from NJ to Key West FL (And back) on one road trip, and to Atlanta GA on another. Bike loves long chunks ... Read Full Review


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